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Salaries

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coronavirus

Guggenheim furloughs 92 employees in New York

Museum will also reduce salaries for those making over $80,000

Podcast

Saving the art world’s self-employed amidst the coronavirus crisis

We explore the devastating effects of the pandemic on art communities and discuss the different support packages in the UK, Germany and the US. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Controversies

Don't be angry that Tate's 'Head of Coffee' gets £39,500—be mad that salaries in both hospitality and the arts aren't higher

The London museum's job advert has upset the art world but these industries should not be pitted against one another, says barista Celeste Wong

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Museums

'Xavier Bray, end low pay!': Wallace Collection staff fight for London Living Wage

Museum is in discussion with trade union after 'final offer' 1.5% salary increase was deemed too low

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Art market

Lifting the lid on auction house salaries: how long would it take an intern to earn Tad Smith's $28.2m Sotheby's payout?

Executive salaries rises, while junior staff struggle to move up the ladder

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Museums & Heritage

Mission statements and paychecks: let's put our money where our mouths are

A call for concrete action on art world salaries

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April 2007

MoMA defends director’s secret pay

Glenn Lowry received more than $5m through a separate trust which the New York museum's trustees argue was “legal and ethical”

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Museums

MoMA’s secret fund for director

Trust payment “raises serious questions”